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How to Replace a Light Fixture With a Ceiling Fan

Save heating and cooling costs by replacing an existing light fixture with an energy-efficent fan/light combination.

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Top 35 Ceiling Fans Projects

  1. 1. Ceiling Fan Maintenance Primer (00:57)

    Follow this guide to tune-up, clean and maintain your ceiling fans.

  2. 2. Step 7: Attach Light Fixture (00:56)

    How to attach the light fixture to a ceiling fan.

  3. 3. Step 8: Install Control Switch (01:00)

    How to install the fan controls and adjust the fan for different seasons.

  4. 4. Remote-Control Ceiling Fan (01:50)

    Learn how to install a ceiling fan that operates with a remote.

  5. 5. How to Create Crackled Furniture

    A crackle-finish can be applied to wood furniture, a ceiling fan, or over a faux-finish surface to give it an antique look.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. Stairway to Dream Home (00:20:00)

    Homeowners hit a wall when it comes to renovating their new dream house.

  7. 7. Installing a Ceiling Fan (01:00)

    Find out how to install your new ceiling fan safely and securely.

  8. 8. Easy Ceiling Fan Installation (03:36)

    Save money year-round by installing a ceiling fan.

  9. 9. How to Install a Ceiling Fan (11:24)

    Amy Matthews demonstrates step by step how to install a ceiling fan.

  10. 10. The Russells (01:29)

    The Russells' new home has an entry room that makes a bad first impression.

  11. 11. Stairway to Dream Home- Part 2 (04:15)

    David and Dawn ask Amy Wynn Pastor for help in renovating their dream home.

  12. 12. How to Hang an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

    An outdoor ceiling fan can provide cooling breezes and light to outdoor living spaces that are exposed to the elements.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 13. Install a High-Efficiency Replacement Bath Fan and Light

    Reduce your home's electrical bill by installing this energy-saving unit.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 14. Ceiling Fan Switches (02:08)

    Get some expert advice about installing a dimmer to a ceiling fan.

  15. 15. Step 4: Install Bracket (01:48)

    How to install the mounting bracket for a ceiling fan.

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